January guests include U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Governor Mills, and state Senator Jeff Timberlake
The Maine Take with Dana Connors launched its second season on January 4, 2022, with special guest Governor Janet Mills. Governor Mills spoke at length with host Dana Connors about the COVID-19 pandemic, with a look back at 2021, a look ahead to 2022, and her priorities for the coming year. The following week, on January 11, Connors hosted business owner and Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake (R-Androscoggin) for his take on the pandemic; the challenges, rewards, and lessons of the past year; and his priorities for 2022 as the legislative session is underway. Episode 3’s special guest is U.S. Senator Susan Collins, who will appear live on Tuesday, January 18.
The Maine Take is a public affairs livestream program hosted by Maine State Chamber President & CEO Dana Connors. Initially launched in February of 2021, the program shares information and perspectives on top issues and policies that impact Maine’s economy and business community, featuring regular updates from the Maine State Chamber’s Advocacy Team and leading news source Mainebiz, and in-depth discussions with elected officials, policy makers, Maine businesses in the news, and more.
Averaging well over 3,000 views per episode and growing, The Maine Take is an effective platform for communicating top priorities of Maine State Chamber members and Maine’s business community. Sponsored by Anthem and WIPFLI, the program streams every Tuesday at noon when the Maine State Legislature is in session, and every other Tuesday at noon when the Legislature is not in session.
Please visit the archives to watch previous episodes of The Maine Take, including Season 1 interviews with U.S. Senator Susan Collins, U.S. Senator Angus King, and more, and episodes covering topics including bills of interest in the current legislative session, Maine’s supply chain challenges, climate action, strengthening Maine’s child care system, and promoting and mentoring entrepreneurship in Maine. For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.mainechamber.org/mainetake or contact Jen Webber by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.